Anonymous port scanning: Performing network reconnaissance through Tor

Rodney Rohrmann, Mark W. Patton, Hsinchun Chen

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Abstract

The anonymizing network Tor is examined as one method of anonymizing port scanning tools and avoiding identification and retaliation. Performing anonymized port scans through Tor is possible using Nmap, but parallelization of the scanning processes is required to accelerate the scan rate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics: Cybersecurity and Big Data, ISI 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages217
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781509038657
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 2016
Event14th IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, ISI 2015 - Tucson, United States
Duration: Sep 28 2016Sep 30 2016

Other

Other14th IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, ISI 2015
CountryUnited States
CityTucson
Period9/28/169/30/16

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Keywords

  • Anonymization
  • Scanning
  • Tor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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Rohrmann, R., Patton, M. W., & Chen, H. (2016). Anonymous port scanning: Performing network reconnaissance through Tor. In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics: Cybersecurity and Big Data, ISI 2016 (pp. 217). [7745475] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISI.2016.7745475